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Bow Valley, Banff

Caption reads, "Bow Valley, Banff. As viewed from the Banff Springs Hotel. A glorious panorama of forested valley and snowy peaks--one which has no peer in a region passing rich in scenic beauty."

Harmon, Byron, 1876-1934

Castle Mountain

Caption reads, "Castle Mountain. 'Standing out in the centre of the valley is a very remarkable mountain which, even at a great distance, looks exactly like a gigantic castle.' --Diary of Sir James Hector, explorer of the Bow Valley...

Harmon, Byron, 1876-1934

Cathedral Peak, Alt. 10,454 ft.

Caption reads, "Cathedral Peak. Altitude 10, 454 feet. A beautiful outstanding peak, seen from many points. This view was taken from Lake Ohara. Its is also seen to advantage from the motor road to Yoho Valley, also from the train and motor r...

Harmon, Byron, 1876-1934

Field, B.C. and Mt. Stephan

Caption reads, "Field, B.C. and Mount Stephen. A divisional town on the Canadian Pacific Railway. Also the administrative centre of Yoho National Park. Flowing through the valley is the famous Kicking Horse River."

Harmon, Byron, 1876-1934

Mount Columbia

Caption reads, " Mt. Columbia. Altitude, 12,000 feet. On the continental divide, 80 miles north of Lake Louise. Waters from the great Columbia Ice Field, 200 square miles of ice, flow into three oceans, the Artic, Pacific, and Atlantic."

Harmon, Byron, 1876-1934

Mt. Aissiniboine, Alt. 11,800 ft.

View of Mount Aissiniboine. A tipi can be seen in the foreground of the photo. Caption reads, "Mount Assiniboine. This is undoubtedly the most imposing mountain in the Canadian Rockies. It is distant some fifty miles south west of the two Ban...

Harmon, Byron, 1876-1934

Mt. Burgess and Emerald Lake

Caption reads, " Mount Burgess and Emerald Lake. Mount Burgess is noted as being rich in fossils. Wonderful specimens from life of a bygone age have been found its steep slopes. Emerald Lake is distant seven miles from Field."

Harmon, Byron, 1876-1934

Mt. Lefroy and Lake Louise

Caption reads, "Mount Lefroy. Has an altitude over elven thousand feet. Between it and Mount Victoria (seen through the tree tops) is the noted 'Death Trap,' a narrow defile in Abbot Pass where avalanches thunder at frequent interva...

Harmon, Byron, 1876-1934

Mt. Rundle, Banff, Alt. 9,665 ft.

Caption reads, "Mount Rundle, Banff. This fine mountain perpetuates the name and memory of the Rev. R.T. Rundle. A missionary to the Indians, he journeyed into the Rockies in 1841, being the first white man to visit the upper Bow Valley."

Harmon, Byron, 1876-1934

Mt. Temple, Alt. 11,626 ft.

Caption reads, "Mount Temple. Altitude 11,626 feet. One of the outstanding peaks seen from the Railway and auto road, near Lake Louise. It is the objective of many mountain climbers. A wonderful panoramic view is seen from the top."

Harmon, Byron, 1876-1934

The Three Sisters

Caption reads, "Three Sisters. One of the most striking and best known groups of mountains visible from the Canadian Pacific Railway. These rocky peaks attain to a height of approximately ninety seven hundred feet above sea level."

Harmon, Byron, 1876-1934